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Sold for $685,000 Sold

820 S 48th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143

5 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,000 sq ft; lot: 3049 sq ft - MLS# 1007543954
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Sold for $685,000 on Nov 27, 2018


On a sunny 48th St. block known for its lush landscaping and hospitable neighbors, this 5+ bedroom grand Queen Anne twin c.1895 has everything: a great University City location in Cedar Park, elegant original Victorian details, lovely yard spaces, and a super-excellent history of upgrades and maintenance, so you wont have to worry about any of that! The first floors 3-season glassed-in front porch leads to a vestibule and a wide entry hall with a bay of leaded glass windows. The living room, with a working gas fireplace, is in the front of the house, followed by the stair hall, a large dining room with leaded glass windows and built-in china cabinets, a half bath, and a large eat-in kitchen with a pantry. Theres a rear sun porch and deck, and a cool, shady back garden - plus a shed for bike storage. On the 2nd floor, the wide front family room is open to the hallway with elegant columns. Its features include another working gas fireplace, and built-in cabinets with leaded glass doors. Two large bedrooms and a bath complete this floor, and on the 3rd floor, there are four more rooms (one currently an in-law auxiliary kitchen) and a second ceramic tile bath. The Seller Property Disclosure gives details on all of the work the current owners have done to keep this house in tip-top shape. Green Remarks: No need to have a car! Many public transportation options in Cedar Park. The #34 trolley on Baltimore Ave. a block away arrives at City Hall in 15 minutes, stopping at the campuses of UPenn & Drexel, and at the 30th St. transportation hub along the way. Also, the UPenn bus stops at the corner.


  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 3,000
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Built-In Microwave
  • Basement: Yes, Full
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2.00
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 2
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Baths: 3
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • County/Area: Philadelphia County
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
  • Entry Location: Foyer
  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights
  • Fireplace: Yes, 2
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Vinyl, Tile/Brick
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Heating: Natural Gas, Other
  • Heating Type: Gas, Steam, Radiator, Energy Star Heating System
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Improvements: Above Grade
  • Interior Features: Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Stain/Lead Glass, 2nd Kitchen, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Land Use Code: H50
  • Laundry Type: Basement
  • Levels/Stories: 3+
  • Listing Status: Closed
  • Lot Dimensions: 27X110
  • Lot Features: Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Lot Size: 0.0700
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 2,970
  • Net SQFT: 3,000
  • Original Listing ID: 7258865
  • OtherStructuresList:Other Structures: Shed
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Deck(s), Porch(es)
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Parking Features: Street
  • Photo Option: No Photo per Seller
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Roof: Flat, Shingle
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Lau
  • School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
  • Selling Agent: Holly Mack-Ward
  • Selling Office: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Old City
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Sold Date: 2018-11-27 00:00:00
  • Sold Price: 685000.00
  • Sq.Ft.: 3000
  • Story List: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1
  • Style: Victorian
  • Sub Type: Twin/Semi-Detached
  • Subdivision: Cedar Park
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Cedar Park
  • Tax Annual Amount: 4463.0
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Finished SQFT: 3,000
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT Units: Square Feet
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: On Street
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Source: Public
  • Window Features: Bay/Bow
  • Year Built: 1893
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Zip Code: 19143
  • Zoning: RSA3

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